Interoperability

Patient using a phone app to manage prescription
By Mike Miliard 01:17 pm August 15, 2018
Geisinger and Merck have collaborated on a pair of new web-based applications, designed to make it easier to incorporate patient data into health systems' electronic health records for better care coordination, treatment and outcomes.
US Digital Service Deputy Administrator Edward Hartwig speaking at USDS prior to the Blue Button 2.0 Conference in Washington, D.C.

US Digital Service Deputy Administrator Edward Hartwig speaking at USDS prior to the Blue Button 2.0 Conference in Washington, D.C.

By Tom Sullivan 11:29 am August 15, 2018
Cloud giants are poised to reshape the industry with FHIR and open APIs to unleash the power of consumerism.
Blue Button Conference in Washington DC
By Tom Sullivan 01:23 pm August 14, 2018
With more than 700 developers now in the Blue Button sandbox, officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the U.S. Digital Service say we are just scratching the surface of what the API-first approach can accomplish.
Seema Verma speaking at the White House Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference on Monday

CMS Administrator Seema Verma speaking at the White House Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference on Monday. Credit: Twitter

By Tom Sullivan 03:58 pm August 13, 2018
Speaking at the White House, she said the potential of what unleashed health data could do for the country is "really unimaginable."
Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce representatives speaking at the White House in Washington, D.C.
By Tom Sullivan 02:08 pm August 13, 2018
At the White House, technology heavy-hitters promise to work together improving data exchange by embracing FHIR, the Argonaut Project and more.
medical device worn by patient
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:30 am August 10, 2018
Firm identifies a series of barriers that the growing medtech industry will need to address and says interoperability is the hardest.
apple sign on building
By Tom Sullivan 02:12 pm August 08, 2018
Tech, policy and an ecosystem of smartphone platforms are all cause to be very optimistic, says Ricky Bloomfield, MD.
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By AT&T Business 10:04 am August 07, 2018
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CMS booth at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas
By Tom Sullivan 09:43 am August 07, 2018
The event will connect developers, venture capitalists and innovators with a look at how to build on top of APIs.
CMS booth at HIMSS18
By Susan Morse 03:00 pm August 03, 2018
Administrator Seema Verma said listened to public feedback and is working to remove obstacles in the way of quality care.

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